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Word of the Day – Solicitous

By January 3, 2017Word of the Day

Solicitous (adj)

sol-is-it-us

Characterised by or showing interest or concern: Eager or anxious to do something.

Solicitous comes from the Latin roots sollus “entire” and citus “set in motion.” If someone is solicitous, they are entirely set in motion caring for you..

Example sentences

“She was always solicitous about the welfare of her students.”

“The nurses and staff who previously had been so solicitous of his welfare were overjoyed at his new appearance.”

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